Urban is pleased to announce that Patrick Williams, PE, LEED AP, was named to ENR Texas & Louisiana’s 2021 class of Top Young Professionals. This annual awards program honors 20 individuals under 40 years old in each of Engineering News-Records’ 10 regions who have shown exceptional leadership and service throughout their careers. Mr. Williams is a senior project manager and Urban’s southwest regional leader based in Irving.
“It is an honor to be given this regional recognition by ENR, an important publication in the A/E/C industry,” Mr. Williams said. “I want to thank those who nominated me, and congratulate my 19 peers on this list.”
Mr. Williams has more than 16 years of engineering design and construction management experience, with a specialty focus on airport design and site development. He is skilled in designing pavement for runways, taxiways, aprons, roadways, and parking lots; as well as completing Federal Aviation Administration-compliant obstruction analyses and security fence and gate hardening work. He is also adept at performing stormwater management calculations; designing ADA-compliant facilities; providing horizontal and vertical pipeline alignments; and applying best management practices to design, utility relocation, erosion and sediment control, and environmental permitting efforts. Mr. Williams consistently meets fast-track schedules for complex projects for clients such as the City of Dallas, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), Trinity Metro, Texas; the City of Shreveport, Louisiana, and more.
Firms from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas submitted entries to ENR Texas & Louisiana’s contest this year—the most submitted to any of ENR’s regional editions. These individuals were then judged by three primary criteria: industry experience and education; career and industry leadership; and community service and involvement. View the full list by clicking here.